Software Management for Debian and Ubuntu


Debian-based package management has been rock solid for many years. Still, there are complexities and nuances to explore.

This talk will be a tour of distribution provided software management tools and features in Debian and Ubuntu.

Attendees will learn about:

* common software management tools
* features of debian packages
* parts of debian packages
* helper tools
* configuring and reconfiguring software
* prioritizing and pinning software
* upgrades
* snaps
* some differences between Debian and Ubuntu

Ballroom A
Thursday, March 7, 2019 - 11:30 to 12:30